'No lockdown at Sandakan PPR'
Published on: Sunday, April 05, 2020
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A police blockade has been erected at the entry/exit point of Projek Perumahan Rakyat Taman Harmoni in Sandakan where five positive Covid-19 cases have been detected.
SANDAKAN: No Covid-19 total lockdown or Enhanced Movement Control Order (EMCO) has been declared on Projek Perumahan Rakyat Taman Harmoni, here, as claimed, said an official.

Sandakan Municipal Council President Wong Foo Tin, who is also Chairman of the District Disaster Committee, said the enter/exit control imposed on the housing project was to enable screening of all the residents by Health authorities.

District Police Chief ACP Mohd Azhar Hamin said five residents had tested positive for the disease and had been taken to hospital.

He said Wong had ordered the additional measure where visitors are not allowed and residents cannot leave but it was not a lockdown or EMCO.

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